marijuana patch

n.
A medical patch worn on the skin and designed to release chemicals from marijuana that alleviate side effects caused by chemotherapy. Also known as a pot patch or a doobie derm.
Example Citation:
"Her two-year effort to research and develop a medical marijuana patch that would release the drug's active ingredients through the skin has inspired more one-liners than she can recall. The patch is intended to be used by cancer patients for relief from nausea, vomiting and other side effects of chemotherapy."
— Winnie Hu, "Marijuana Patch Draws Interest of Researchers," The New York Times, January 30, 2000
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I forgot to mention that yesterday's Word Spy ("LAN party") was suggested by Gareth Branwyn, CEO of Wired magazine's Jargon Watch section.
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